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Parks and Facilities

 

Title Address Phone
Jewett Park Community Center 836 Jewett Park Drive 847-945-0650
Sachs Recreation Center 455 Lake Cook Road 847-572-2600
Patty Turner Center 375 Elm Street 847-940-4010
Deerfield Golf Club 1201 Saunders Road, Riverwoods 847-945-8333
Mitchell Pool (in season) 951 Wilmot Road 847-945-7760
Deerspring Pool (in season) 200 Deerfield Road 847-945-7610

 

Jewett Park Community Center

The Jewett Park Community Center is the main building of the Deerfield Park District, located at 836 Jewett Park Drive. The telephone number is 847-945-0650 and the fax number is 847-945-0699. The community center houses the administrative offices, registration, the Deerfield Park District Preschool, Tree House Indoor Playground, and much of our recreation programming, including art and ceramics classes, cooking, preschool programs, some of our exercise classes, tap and ballet classes offered by the Deerfield Dance Studio, and some of our adult activities. Many of the rooms at the community center are available for rental. The office is closed in observance of major holidays.

Sachs Recreation Center

The Sachs Recreation Center opened May 1, 2009 and is the Deerfield Park District's newest facility. The Center, with nearly 100,000-square-foot of space, is located at 455 Lake Cook Road (near Waukegan Road). The telephone number is 847-572-2600. Formerly the Multiplex, this new Park District facility provides many new opportunities for fun, fitness, and recreation, including a fitness center, three gymnasiums, tennis and racquetball courts, an indoor pool, middle school game room and more -all at a great Park District value. Onsite childcare and a before- and after-kindergarten (with transportation available for Deerfield District 109 students) are available. The Sachs Recreation Center includes a four-lane, 20-yard indoor lap pool with a whirlpool, a four-lane jogging/walking track, two free-weight rooms, exercise and dance studios and additional programming space for fitness and recreation classes. A cafe offers healthy options for snacks or lunch. Facility and space rentals are available for parties and events; and plenty of parking is available by agreement with the Deerfield Park Plaza.

Deerfield Golf Club

The Deerfield Golf Club & Learning Center has numerous rental options for parties, banquets, meetings, and receptions. For information, please visit the Deerfield Golf Club website or call 847-945-8333.

Patty Turner Center

The Patty Turner Center is located at 375 Elm Street. The telephone number is 847-940-4010. David Shamrock is the Recreation Supervisor. The center serves a very active group of adults aged 50 and up and offers numerous activities and special events throughout the year.

Members enjoy computer and technology classes, men's and women's golf leagues, an investment club, art and exercise classes, bowling and bocce leagues, social and contract bridge, driving courses, trips and many other activities.

Call 847-940-4010 or email us at info@pattyturnercenter.org for more information.

Neighborhood Parks

For information about Deerfield's neighborhood parks and other special interest facilities, please visit this page.

Swimming Pools (2 outdoor, 1 indoor)

A full season of summer outdoor swim classes, lap swim, parent-tot swim and open swim opportunities are offered at our two outdoor swimming pools. Year-round indoor opportunities are available at Sachs Recreation Center. To view the full pool schedule view our pools page.
 

Mitchell (outdoor) Pool

951 Wilmot Rd. (at Hazel) - 847-945-7760
“Z” shaped pool ranging in depth from 2-1/2 to 5 feet deep. The diving bay is 12 feet deep. Youngsters will also enjoy our zero depth wading pool. Engraved brick pavers may be purchased for the pool entrance.

Deerspring (outdoor) Pool

200 Deerfield Rd. - 847-945-7610
“L”-shaped, Olympic-size pool that ranges from 3 to 5 feet at its deeper end. The diving bay is 11.6 feet deep, with a 1-meter diving board and a new drop slide. Deerspring features include a water slide in the shallow end and a zero-depth wading pool.

Sprayground at Deerspring

Our Sprayground is open before, during and after the regular pool season, depending upon the weather conditions. The Sprayground offers slides, geysers, water cannons and more!

Sachs Recreation Center (indoor) Pool

455 Lake Cook Road - 847-572-2600
Four-lane, 20-yard pool offering swimmers Lap Swim, Open Swim and Family Swim as well as Group and Private swim lessons that follow the American Red Cross Instructional program. Open Swim / Family Swim: Everyone is invited “Into the Pool!” on Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-3:00 p.m., year-round. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Lifeguards are on duty. Check the Sachs Rec Center website for additional hours on holidays. 

 

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Local Events

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Apr
22
Spring Sing
Event's details
April 22, 2014
Time:09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Our annual Pre-K 4’s Spring Sing is coming soon. A special invitation will be sent home inviting your family to come.
 
(09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
 
Apr
23
Spring Sing
Event's details
April 23, 2014
Time:09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Our annual Pre-K 4’s Spring Sing is coming soon. A special invitation will be sent home inviting your family to come.
 
(09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
 
May
04
Deer Dash 10k, 5k, 1 Mile Fun Run
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May 04, 2014
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Time:07:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Jaycee Park, Deerfield, IL -IL

The Deer Dash is designed for both the casual jogger and the competitive runner, offering a 10K, 5K and 1 mile fun-run.
 
(07:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
 
May
10
Chess Tournament
Event's details
May 10, 2014
Time:09:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Compete against your friends in a round robin chess tournament. Compete once with every player in your age group then participate in an elimination bracket. Awards will be awarded to top individuals and teams.
 
(09:30 AM - 01:00 PM)
 
May
18
Hershey Track and Field Meet at Deerfield HS
Event's details
May 18, 2014
Time:12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location: Deerfield High School, , -

This national program introduces children 9-14 (as of 12/31/14) to physical fitness through basic track and field events, encouraging them to do their best. Event winners per age group advance to the state meet (possibly national meet). Participants may compete in up to 3 events (not all running). Pre-Registration with completed local meet entry form, available at JPCC, is required.
 
(12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
 
May
21
Deerfield Park Foundation and Warriors Wrestling Alumni and Friends Golf Outing
Event's details
May 21, 2014
Time:12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location: Deerfield Golf Club, Riverwoods, IL -IL

We’re building on the success of the inaugural Deerfield Park Foundation (DPF) & Warrior Wrestling Alumni & Friends (WWAF) spring golf outing in 2013!
 
(12:00 PM - 06:00 PM)
 
May
30
Middle School Pool Party
Event's details
May 30, 2014
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Time:06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Deerspring Pool, Deerfield, IL -IL

Kick off your summer with our pool party at Deerspring Pool! Concessions available. Swim, dance, or just hang out with your friends as the DJs get everyone involved and play your favorite music. Call 847-317-2555 in case of inclement weather.
 
(06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
 
Jun
07
Tin Man Triathlon
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June 07, 2014
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Time:07:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Deerspring Park, , -

300 Meter Swim: 50 meter outdoor pool Bike: 6 miles Run: Residential 3 mile loop.
 
(07:30 AM - 10:00 AM)
 
Jun
15
Summer Sampler - Saturday June Band
Event's details
June 15, 2014
Saturday June Band
Time:05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Location: Mitchell Park, Deerfield, IL -IL

Summer Sampler is a collection of talented musical entertainers who play every Sunday, June 15 - August 10, 5 - 6:30 pm at Mitchell Park. Pizza is for sale or bring a picnic.
 
(05:00 PM - 06:30 PM)
 

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Congratulations to Tennis Teaching Professional Rob Black on receiving the coveted USPTA Illinois Tennis Professional of the Year award. This award is... Read More
 
Deerfield Park Foundation (DPF) and Warriors Wrestling Alumni & Friends (WWAF) present the 2nd annual Spring Golf Outing at Deerfield Golf Club, in Riverwoods,... Read More
 
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Early bird registrations are now being accepted for everyone eight years of age and up to participate in Deerfield Park District’s annual Deer Dash, set... Read More
 
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